ISBN 10: 0470386401 / ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: The fun and easy way to score big on this popular AP exam More than 15,000 schools worldwide participate in the Advanced Placement Program, including 60 percent of U.S. schools. In 2006, over 256,000 high school students took the AP English Language & Composition test. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.18 avg rating
(11 ratings)

Synopsis: Gearing up for the AP English Language and Composition test? AP English Language & Composition For Dummies is packed with all the resources and help you need to do your very best. In this AP study guide, you’ll find winning test-taking tips, multiple-choice strategies, and essay guidelines, as well as great advice on optimizing your study time and hitting the top of your game on test day.

This user-friendly guide helps you prepare without perspiration by developing a pre-test plan, organizing your study time, and getting the most out or your AP course. You’ll learn how to assemble your writer’s toolkit, expand your vocabulary, analyze sentences and paragraphs, understand rhetorical approaches, perfect your grammar, and paint pictures with words. Two full-length practice exams help you build your confidence, get comfortable with test formats, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and focus your studies. Discover how to:

  • Create and follow a pretest plan
  • Understand everything you must know about the exam
  • Develop a multiple-choice strategy
  • Speed up your essay writing
  • Find painless ways to become a better writer
  • Avoid mistakes that will lower your score
  • Interpret non-fiction writing
  • Write about graphs and charts
  • Make the most of practice exams to maximize your final score

You work hard to perform at the college level. AP English Language and Composition For Dummies gives you the support, confidence, and test-taking know-how you need to demonstrate your ability when it matters most.

From the Back Cover:

Get ready, get confident, and get your highest possible score!

Gearing up for the AP English Language and Composition test? This user-friendly guide is packed with all the resources and help you need to do your very best. You'll find winning test-taking tips, multiple-choice strategies, and essay guidelines, as well as great advice on optimizing your study time and hitting the top of your game on test day.

  • Prepare without perspiration — develop a pre-test plan, organize your study time, and get the most out of your AP course

  • Assemble your writer's toolkit — build your vocabulary, evaluate sentences and paragraphs, understand rhetorical approaches, perfect your grammar, and analyze visual elements like graphs, ads, and political cartoons

  • Meet the modes of discourse — narrative, description, argument, and exposition

  • Plan your attack — develop a multiple-choice strategy and speed up your essay writing

  • Build your confidence — use practice exams to get comfortable with test formats, identify your strengths, and focus your studies

  • Improve your writing — find painless ways to become a better writer and avoid mistakes that will lower your essay score

Open the book and find:

  • Everything you need to know about the exam

  • Help creating a pre-test plan

  • User's manuals for every tool a writer needs

  • How to interpret visual sources

  • Secrets for analyzing nonfiction writing

  • Multiple-choice question decoding tips

  • A step-by-step essay-writing guide

  • Two full-length practice exams with answers, explanations, and scoring guides

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Book Condition: Used

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Geraldine Woods
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0470386401

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Woods, Geraldine
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Bacobooks
(Los Alamitos, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1. Bookseller Inventory # K-163-63

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 11.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Woods, Geraldine
Published by For Dummies
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Sierra Nevada Books
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0470386401I3N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 18.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Woods, Geraldine
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookStore Independent
(Memphis, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SKU8906479

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 54.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.97
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Woods, Geraldine
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020470386401

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 67.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Woods, Geraldine
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010470386401

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 72.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Woods, Geraldine
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110470386401

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Geraldine Woods
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470386401 ISBN 13: 9780470386408
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0470386401

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 98.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds